Hanging Leg Raise

Target Area: Core 

Equipment: Chin-Up Bar

  1. Start in a hanging position with your arms gripped outside of shoulder width on a chin-up or monkey bar. 
  2. Engage your core and lock your knees straight. Hinge at your hips and elevate your legs to approximately 90 degrees with your torso.
  3. Re-engage your core and lower your legs to the starting position. This is one repetition.



Add weight to the exercise by wearing ankle weights or increase the number of repetitions.


Bend at the knees


Straight Leg Jack Knife